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Sri Lanka ruling party gets majority of North Central Province

Sri Lanka ruling party United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) is on the way to victory in the North Central Provincial Council with a clear majority for another four-year term.Results have been released for all the electorates in the Anuradhapura District of the Province except Horowpathana. The ruling party has claimed a clear victory in Medawchchiya (66.68%) Anuradhapura East (58.92%), Anuradhapura West (59.44%), Kekirawa (64.66%), Mihinthale (65.92%) and Kalawewa (61.22%).In the Polonnaruwa district all electorates, ruling party has received a clear majority in Minneriya (61.47%), Medirigiriya (56.04%), Polonnaruwa (57.54%) and also receiving 59.1% of postal votes.From the postal votes released in the Eastern Province, Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi won the Batticaloa District with 3,238 votes (59.79 %). The UPFA managed 1,428 votes (26.37 %) with the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress taking 443 (8.18 %).In Ampara District, UPFA won the postal vote with 5,342 votes (45.54 %). United National Party received 3,458 votes (29.48 %) and Sri Lanka Muslim Congress received 1,721 votes (14.67 %).

Author: TELO Admin